zonta of olympia murder mystery dinner fundraiser Zonta of Olympia has partnered with Harlequin Productions to host the dinner from 5:30-9 p.m. Saturday at Indian Summer Golf & Country Club, 5900 Troon Lane S.E., Olympia. Tickets are $75, or $65 for early birds. Call 360-556-2619 for details.
South bay pta dinner auction An evening of food and fun, with music and fundraising for the students of South Bay Elementary. Festivities kick off at 6 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Lacey Community Center, 6729 Pacific Ave. S.E., Lacey.
Lincoln options’ annual library fundraiser Browse the assortment of used books and toys for sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 3-4 at 213 21st Ave. SE, Olympia. Call Donna, 360-596-6402, for details.
“Living the Dream” A fundraiser tribute show for South Sound Parent to Parent and the Up With Down Syndrome Support Group, featuring “The Michael Jackson Memory Band.” The show kicks off at 6 p.m. Nov. 3, with a costume and dance contest at 7 p.m., at 1230 Room at 111 Washington St., Olympia. Tickets are $10 at the door. Bring three cans of food for the Food Bank, and receive a gift at the door.
Mother Joseph Care Center 21st Annual Holiday Bazaar All proceeds benefit the residents council fund. The bazaar runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 9 at Mother Joseph Care Center, 3333 Ensign Road NE, Olympia. Tables are available for vendors. Call Penny Hyer, 360-493-4634.
5K Reindeer Run and Free one-mile Candy Cane Run The event raises awareness for Olympia-Thurston County CrimeStoppers, and proceeds help pay cash rewards for tips. The fee for the 5K race is $30, but the one-mile run is free. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., and the run kicks off at 9 a.m. Dec. 9 at The Hands On Children’s Museum, 414 Jefferson St. NE, Olympia. Santa will hand out candy canes and jingle bells for all runners, and long-sleeve tech tees to all registered 5k runners. To learn more about CrimeStoppers, go to crimebusters.org.
thurston county food bank needs clean, untorn paper grocery sacks. If you can help, drop them off between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays at 220 Thurston Ave. N.E., Olympia.